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Our band of Billy Elliots: Why our boys do ballet

With three sons, the Kempsey-Faggs might not have imagined that dance would feature in their family life. But all of them have been talent-spotted and selected for elite training. 1,125 more words


London Boys Ballet School attracts budding Billy Elliots

By Andy Dangerfield
BBC News,London
July 12, 2014

– Youngsters gather in a room in north London for a ballet lesson. But here there are no tutus, pirouettes – or even any traces of pink. 724 more words


Young ballet dancers face high risk of injury

Medical Xpress
June 24, 2014

Sports Medicine Australia
June 17, 2014

Ballet dancers are exposed to a high risk of injury compared to other adolescent athletes, a study shows. 374 more words


Family's ballet dream comes full circle in return to Cuba

By Carrie Seidman
Halifax Media Services
July 6, 2014


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Editor’s note: Writer Carrie Seidman and photographer Elaine Litherland accompanied Ariel Serrano and Wilmian Hernandez, two former dancers who defected from Cuba in 1993, as they returned to the land of their birth and the ballet school where they both trained as children. 1,721 more words


Xander Parish: 'Who was I to go and join the Mariinsky Ballet?'

By Sarah Crompton
The Telegraph
June 30, 2014

It is four years since he left the Royal ballet to join the renowned company in St Petersburg, becoming the first Briton to do so. 2,827 more words


Vinny’s on the right footing for ballet stardom

The Evening Telegraph
July 3, 2014

– Angus’s answer to Billy Elliot has been picked for a competitive national ballet school. Nine-year-old Vincent Ewart from Brechin passed through “gruelling” auditions against 200 hopefuls to join the Scottish Ballet Associate Programme. 225 more words